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Table 7 Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors for sequelae in childhood bacterial meningitis

From: Prognostic factors related to sequelae in childhood bacterial meningitis: Data from a Greek meningitis registry

Prognostic factors OR 95% CI P value
Risk factors at presentation
   Seizures 5.36 2.63-10.90 < 0.001
   Hemorrhagic rash 0.21 0.06-0.69 0.011
   CSF Glucose < 40 mg/dl 5.18 1.69-15.87 0.004
   CSF Protein > 100 mg/dl 2.97 1.06-8.29 0.038
   Positive blood culture 2.66 1.24-5.72 0.012
  1. Note: this analysis is based on 44.7% of the study population due to missing values